Definition of Trichechidae

1. Noun. Comprising only the manatees.

Exact synonyms: Family Trichechidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Order Sirenia, Sirenia
Member holonyms: Genus Trichecus, Trichechus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trichechidae

Triangle Pose
Triangulum
Triangulum Australe
Triangulum Galaxy
Triavil
Tribecan
Tribecans
Tribes of Israel
Tribonema
Tribonemaceae
Tribulation
Tribulus
Tribulus terestris
Trichechidae (current term)
Trichechus
Trichechus manatus
Trichinellicae
Trichinelloidea
Trichiuridae
Trichocephalus
Trichoceros
Trichodectes
Trichodontidae
Trichoglossus
Trichoglossus moluccanus
Tricholoma
Tricholoma aurantium
Tricholoma flavovirens

Literary usage of Trichechidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"In the hair seals, Otariidae, and walrus, Trichechidae, the hinder limbs have not undergone so much modification and are capable of being turned forward in ..."

2. ... Arrangement of the Families of Mammals. With Analytical Tables by Theodore Gill (1874)
"Teeth of the complete series—at least of Trichechidae—M |tf, CJ, I ?X2; the upper incisors only persistent, the others as well as the canines being ..."

3. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1874)
"Trichechidae. (LZ.) U Tail forked, and with the vertebrae (except the terminal) ... Teeth of the complete series — at least of Trichechidae — M $Ijj, CJ, ..."

4. Arrangement of the Families of Mammals: With Analytical Tables. Prepared for ...by Theodore Gill by Theodore Gill (1874)
"Trichechidae. (LX.) II Tail forked, and with the vertebrae (except the terminal) ... Teeth of the complete series — at least of Trichechidae — M |:Jj, ..."

5. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"There is a Fur Seal, 0. nigrescens, in South America as well as the more widely-known northern form. Fam. 2. Trichechidae.—This family contains but one ..."

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